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Town and Country Planning Act 1971

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Planning permission to retain buildings or continue use of land

6(1)In relation to any planning permission granted before 5th August 1965 in accordance with section 32(2) of this Act (in this section referred to as a " section 32 permission ") relating to land within the metropolitan region, where the circumstances are such that any of the provisions specified in sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph would have had effect in relation thereto if it had been a corresponding grant of planning permission for development, those provisions shall have effect as if it had been a corresponding grant of planning permission for development.

(2)The provisions referred to in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph are paragraphs 1, 2(1), 4 and 5 of this Schedule ; and in that sub-paragraph "corresponding grant of planning permission for development", in relation to a section 32 permission, means a grant of planning permission to construct or carry out the building or works, or to institute the use of land, of which the section 32 permission authorises the retention or continuance or (as the case may be) authorises the retention or continuance without complying with a condition previously imposed.

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